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Neill Blomkamp, Sony Cleared in ‘Elysium’ Copyright Suit – A judge has thrown out a screenwriter's copyright suit accusing Academy Award-nominated director Neill Blomkamp of stealing his screenplay and turning it into the 2013 movie “Elysium.” U.S. District Court Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton granted Blomkamp and co-defendants Sony Pictures, TriStar Pictures and others summary judgment on Friday against writer Steve Wilson Briggs, who claimed that Blomkamp read a screenplay called “Butterfly Driver” online and turned it into his film starring Matt Damon. 5 years 34 weeks ago via donnieyen

'Elysium' Moving to Summer 2013, 'Robocop' Pushed to February 2014 – Sony also dates "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" sequel and takes "Pixels" of 2014 calendar. 7 years 32 weeks ago via jackiechan
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In the year 2159 two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hardline government official, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration...
Neill Blomkamp
August 09, 2013